Background The retina is the innermost layer of the eye and is divided into two regions: posterior pole and peripheral retina. The posterior pole of the retina consists of the macula and the optic disc. The macula is located temporal to t.....

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Background: The international Dry Eye Workshop 2007 (DEWS) defined dry eye syndrome (DES) as “a multifactorial disease of the tear and ocular surface that results in symptoms of discomfort, visual disturbance, and tear film instability with .....

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Uveitis is an intraocular inflammatory condition that affects mainly the uveal tract – iris, ciliary body and the choroid. Uveitis is broadly classified as anterior, intermediate, posterior and panuveitis. Information on prevalence .....

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Background: Given the high prevalence of 43% in a hospital based study at Ruharo Eye Center, it is prudent to know what is happening in the community because School-going children represent a particularly vulnerable group among those with unco.....

Background: Corneal diseases are among the major causes of vision loss and blindness in the world, after cataract and glaucoma but their magnitude is not known in our setting. Some of those causes are either preventable or treatable and could .....

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Background: Mooren’s Ulcer can be a devastating disease and while studies have described different types of this ulceration, there seems to be a different and more aggressive type of disease described in Africa, affecting a younger generation......

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Background: In ophthalmology, non-compliance with eye drop therapy particularly for chronic diseases like glaucoma is a well-recognized problem, with 80% of the patients administering their own eye drops using various techniques and methods. Glaucoma.....

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